chick-flick

chick flick

noun
a movie that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme and a female leading character.

Origin:
1985-90; chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + flick2

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chick flick
 
n
informal, derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
 
[C20: from chick (sense 2) + flick²]

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chick-flick definition


  1. n.
    a movie intended for women and female interests. : I hate chick-flicks. It's a guy thing.
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